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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CALL FOR COMTA COMMISSIONER NOMINATIONS Are you committed to quality education in massage, bodywork and esthetics/skin care? We need your help in finding great people to serve as Commissioners for COMTA….maybe that great person is you! We will hold an election for open positions on the Commission in July 2024. The Nominating...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2023 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its October 18, 2023 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, the institutions noted below have received the following: Renewal of Institutional Accreditation granted: Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy (Colorado Springs, CO) – 750-hour Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has prepared and published a list of the school(s)/program(s) to be considered at the October 18 & 25, 2023 Commission Meeting.   Schools/Programs Being Considered: Renewal of Accreditation – Institutional Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy – Colorado Springs, CO Rexburg College of Massage Therapy – Rexburg, ID  ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 2023 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its July 11 & 18, 2023 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, the institution noted below has received the following: Approval to add Distance Education: Carlson College of Massage Therapy (Anamosa, IA) – 700- and 775-hour...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 18-19, 2023 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its April 18-19, 2023 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, schools noted below have received the following: Renewal of Institutional Accreditation: Academy of Natural Therapy (Greeley, CO) – 750- and 1000-hour Massage Therapy Programs Center...
WELCOME! New COMTA Commissioners and COMTA Staff The COMTA Commission and Staff would like to welcome our four newest Commissioners: Patrick Comstock (Administrator) Carolina Render (Massage Practitioner) Michael Santoro (Public Member) Cassandra Stratton (Employer) We are pleased to share the following Commissioners have been re-elected and/or re-appointed for another 4-year term: Toshiana Baker (Esthetics Practitioner) Lurana...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 13, 2022 Commission Meeting Commission Actions The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has concluded its July 13, 2022 Commission meeting. By action of the Commission, schools noted below have received the following: Approval Granted:  St. Louis Med Tech – (St. Louis, MO) – Addition of Distance Education to 600-hour therapeutic...
As an organizational member of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine – AIHM – COMTA is proud to be among the initial signatories for The People’s Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare The People’s Declaration for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Healthcare calls for the respectful collaboration between traditional, complementary and  biomedical practices with...
The Council of State Governments (CSG) is partnering with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) to support the mobility of licensed massage therapists through the development of a new interstate compact.  This additional licensing pathway will create reciprocity among participant states and reduce the barriers to license...
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) will hold its next meeting on July 13, 2022. Official business will be conducted and there are no schools/programs to be considered.    Submission of written comments are not applicable.   Any questions should be directed to the Commission Chair – chair@comta.org or to the Executive Director –...
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